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About to depart from Civitavecchia2 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from the evening of Tuesday 26th July 2005.

My Dad almost missed the ship just after taking this photo despite the gangway security team saying he had plenty of time to take photos. His name was called on the PA system and me and my Mum went to the Purser's Office to tell them where he was. My Dad sprinted back to the ship with his DSLR camera on the tripod as soon as he saw and heard the gangways being brought aboard getting back onboard via the last gangway.
Thomas Hypher
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Preparing to sail from Gibraltar (2)4 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from Monday 28th July 2008. Our final port call ever on QE2 before returning to Southampton on our last voyage onboard.Thomas Hypher
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Preparing to sail from Gibraltar (1)2 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from Monday 28th July 2008. Our final port call ever on QE2 before returning to Southampton on our last voyage onboard.Thomas Hypher
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Waving from QE22 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from the dockside in Malaga of my Mum and I waving at him from 90 something feet up! October 2004 Iberian cruise.Thomas Hypher
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Off she goes...2 viewsMumbai 23 March 2002Isabelle Prondzynski
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Dramatic change of wind direction4 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo taken from Calshot Spit on Saturday 25th June 2005 as we watched QE2 depart Southampton with my Grandad onboard, on her Trafalgar 200 cruise.

QE2's funnel smoke went from trailing aft and slightly off to starboard, to swinging around to trailing ahead out of the funnel and to starboard, before then trailing almost vertically from the funnel in the middle of the famous "reverse S" manoeuvre past Cowes.
Thomas Hypher
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At anchor off Cannes on Saturday 23rd July 2005 (2)3 viewsMy photo from going ashore to explore Cannes with my parents.Thomas Hypher
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At anchor off Cannes on Saturday 23rd July 2005 (1)2 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from the roof of one of the catamaran tenders as we approached QE2 after we had explored Cannes a bit.Thomas Hypher
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A little bit of red framed by white and blue11 viewsMy photo from Friday 25th July 2008 in Civitavecchia. Inspired by a similar photo I saw in one of Marc-Antoine Bombail's (QE2forever's) excellent QE2 books.Thomas Hypher
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White Towel Swan6 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from our last full day on our last voyage on QE2 in July 2008. The towel animals, made by the stewards and stewardesses, were a nice touch and a nice bit of fun over the years. Taken in cabin 3005.Thomas Hypher
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Alongside in Stavanger11 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from Tuesday 1st August 2006. What looks like Tumblehome with her hull is a somewhat common optical illusion with cameras.Thomas Hypher
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Iconic background!16 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from Tuesday 1st August 2006 in Stavanger.Thomas Hypher
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QE2 in Bergen14 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from Monday 31st July 2006. We had gone up the Fjord side on the famous funicular.1 commentsThomas Hypher
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Standing at QE2's stern as an 8 year old20 viewsMy Dad's (James A. Hypher's) photo from the morning of Saturday 23rd October 2004 in Vigo, Spain. We had just come through a Force 9 gusting Force 10 in the Bay of Biscay and made up a 7 hour delay from leaving Southampton. I was glad to not be seasick every 2 minutes after a day and half of being so!Thomas Hypher
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QE2 at Civitavecchia on Tuesday 26th July 2005 (3)21 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo.Thomas Hypher
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QE2 at Civitavecchia on Tuesday 26th July 2005 (2)14 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo.Thomas Hypher
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QE2 at Civitavecchia on Tuesday 26th July 2005 (1)14 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo.Thomas Hypher
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Departing Gibraltar on Thursday 21st July 200518 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo. We were assisted, as usual in Gibraltar, by RMAS/Serco Tugs (linked to the MoD).Thomas Hypher
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Departing Civitavecchia on Friday 25th July 200813 viewsMy photo. Ocean Village Two and Brilliance Of The Seas departed ahead of us.Thomas Hypher
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Her Denny Brown Stabilisers in action16 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from our July 2008 Bridge visit.1 commentsThomas Hypher
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Whistle Control Panel11 viewsMy photo from our July 2008 bridge visit.Thomas Hypher
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Port Bridge Wing manoeuvring station or "Barbecue" 14 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from our July 2008 Bridge visit where, as I've since learnt, we were shown around the bridge by Blair Skilton the officer in this photo and forum member skilly56's (Tony Skilton's) Son. It's a very small world!Thomas Hypher
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QE2 World Cruise Itinerary 199219 viewsGrand Exhibition World Cruise Southampton to SouthamptonLynda Bradford
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Departing Bergen19 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from Monday 31st July 2006, on our 4th voyage onboard called "Northern Odyssey" in the brochure.Thomas Hypher
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Racing through a Force 9 gusting Force 10 in the Bay of Biscay (2)17 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from our October 2004 voyage. Another photo in the series from this Bay of Biscay passage. My Dad was one of only two passengers out on deck at the time, and he was getting soaked in spray from the waves breaking over the bow but at the aft end of Boat Deck about 800 feet aft of the bow! Unfortunately I was busy being badly seasick for about a day and a half in our cabin at the bow but will never forget the motions of QE2 racing through the storm and our cabin creaking!Thomas Hypher
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Racing through a Force 9 gusting Force 10 in the Bay of Biscay (1)15 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from our October 2004 voyage. QE2 had left Southampton 7 hours late due to a very late arrival caused by the same stormy weather. We would go on to arrive in Vigo, Spain (our first port of call) on time after a day and a half of bombing along in the upper 20s of knots in what was originally scheduled to be two whole sea days. Captain McNaught definitely opened up the throttles.Thomas Hypher
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Departing Rotterdam with one of several water salutes!12 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from Friday 4th August 2006 (14 years ago today! - day of uploading this photo). We had a wonderful send off from Rotterdam including a choir, but almost girted the tug off our stern with our sheer power and torque even at 72rpm as we left the cruise terminal. My Uncle and Auntie watching from the dockside said the tug master only just recovered and their photos show how dicey it was. Family friend and fellow ship enthusiast Stephen Macey is in the photo.Thomas Hypher
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One Deck aft, looking forward and up at those wonderful aft decks24 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo from late in the evening of 25th October 2004, on our second voyage, an Iberian cruise.Thomas Hypher
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Sunrise and a Swim?23 viewsMy Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo. Sunrise on 19th July 2005, off North West France, heading South to the Mediterranean. Note the Starboard side Jacuzzi bubbling away!Thomas Hypher
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An unexpected surprise and a dream come true18 viewsLate July 2005. A surprise, very rare visit to the bridge with the onboard nursery. QE2 was going nearly 28.5 knots. Vivid memories to last a lifetime and a moment of significant influence in my life.Thomas Hypher
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Nasty Surprise, a particularly smokey tug!22 viewsNot sure this tug would pass emissions laws these days ;)
It had just given us a good load of smoke to the bit beneath the bridge which had the large group of us coughing and spluttering a bit. My photo from departing Civitavecchia on Friday 25th July 2008.
Thomas Hypher
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Towel Animals, always a nice surprise!27 viewsDad's photo (James A Hypher's) photo from our last voyage onboard in July 2008. Taken in cabin 3005, note the original to 1969 mirror, light, chest of drawers, and bunk bed.Thomas Hypher
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QE2's first and last visit to Propriano, Corsica37 viewsMy photo from Thursday 24th July 2008. Also our final voyage onboard.Thomas Hypher
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Juxtaposed22 viewsMy photo from Friday 25th July 2008, in Civitavecchia, on our last voyage onboard.Thomas Hypher
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Outside the Yacht Club20 viewsOctober 2004. My Dad's (James A Hypher's) photo.Thomas Hypher
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Mooring ropes and Maintenance32 viewsMy photo, Monday 25th October 2004 in Gibraltar.Thomas Hypher
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The falls and the funnel28 viewsMy photo, July 2008 - probably from our visit to Propriano, Corsica.Thomas Hypher
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Lifeboat/Tender 12 on it's falls and over the side in Propriano, Corsica19 viewsThursday 24th July 2008, QE2's only visit to Propriano. My photo.Thomas Hypher
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QE2's last ever visit to Monte Carlo16 viewsMy photo from our run ashore on Saturday 26th July 2008. We left the port with no fanfare or marking of the occasion, hauling anchor and blowing our whistles a bit before calmly sailing off.Thomas Hypher
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QE2 anchored off Monte Carlo32 viewsMy Dad's (James Hypher's) photo. Taken from a tender going ashore on the morning of Sunday 5th August 2007.Thomas Hypher
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QE2 about to depart from Civitavecchia17 viewsMy Dad's (James Hypher's) photo from the evening of Tuesday 26th July 2005. He almost missed the ship despite being told he had plenty of time to take a few photos!Thomas Hypher
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QE2 with Ocean Dream (ex Tropicale - Carnival's first ever newbuild ship)85 viewsCivitavecchia, July 2008. My photo.Thomas Hypher
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QE2, Bay of Biscay, October 2004 372 viewsMy Dad's (James Hypher's) photo taken in a Force 9 gusting Force 10 that we were cutting through at around 29 knots due to leaving Southampton very late after QE2's arrival into Southampton was delayed by 6/7 hours due to rough weather in the English Channel. We arrived in Vigo our first port of call on time.Thomas Hypher
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QE2, Bay of Biscay, October 2004 255 viewsMy Dad's (James Hypher's) photo taken in a Force 9 gusting Force 10 that we were cutting through at around 29 knots due to leaving Southampton very late after QE2's arrival into Southampton was delayed by 6/7 hours due to rough weather in the English Channel. We arrived in Vigo our first port of call on time.Thomas Hypher
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QE2, Bay of Biscay, October 2004 165 viewsMy Dad's (James Hypher's) photo taken in a Force 9 gusting Force 10 that we were cutting through at around 29 knots due to leaving Southampton very late after QE2's arrival into Southampton was delayed by 6/7 hours due to rough weather in the English Channel. We arrived in Vigo our first port of call on time.Thomas Hypher
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I spy with my little eye, something beginning with "Q"22 viewsMy own photo of QE2 in Lisbon (me and my parents were on a coach tour of the city and area) on Thursday 2nd August 2007. Spectacular suspension bridge and river (my favourite port on QE2).
Thomas Hypher
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From the top of the rock, Gibraltar, Monday 25th October 200423 viewsMy own photoThomas Hypher
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QE2 departing Mumbai 200238 viewsThe shadows on the quayside -- those were the dock workers who stood with me and took in the moment too.Isabelle Prondzynski
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One of my Dad's many QE2 photos_225 viewsGibraltar I think, October 2004 Mediterranean cruise.Thomas Hypher
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One of my Dad's many QE2 photos10 viewsQE2, Stavanger, Northern Odyssey cruise, around July/August 2006.Thomas Hypher
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Tony Scrivo Spec Cook and Vic Damone Photo by Vinny Scrivo pantryman347 viewsTony told Vic , the last time I seen you was on the Liverpool Empire in 1957? he was realy pleasedVincent Scriven
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Welcome Home52 viewsSingapore, 17 March 2002Isabelle Prondzynski
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!32 viewsQE2 - Easter Island - 10 Feb 2008
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Welcome Home in Singapore57 views... as QE2 called there during her World Cruise of 2002.Isabelle Prondzynski
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World Voyage Medallions46 viewsTo celebrate the maiden world cruise.Chris Frame
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QE2 in Dubai, November 2010240 viewsSeen in her new location, in the Inner Harbour at Port Rashid (to leave more room in the Outer Harbour for visiting cruise ships). Smoke still coming from her mighty funnel2 commentsRob Lightbody
 
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